Why We Need Horse Sense in Business – An Interview with Gail Boone

I have always been in an entrepreneurial environment. Growing up with my parents running a television production company primed me to be thinking about how to best run a business. Now, an entrepreneur myself, the intricacies of business practice played a significant role in my pursuit of becoming an Advanced Eponaquest Instructor. Why? Because there is …

A Courageous Heart for Authenticity

The oft-cited expression that life is about the journey not the destination, feels particularly true in the context of this week’s interview. While travelling home from one of my learning adventures in Arizona, I had the good fortune to be seated next to an engaging, funny and compassionate young man named Aadil. We chatted the …

Trusting Hearts and Guts

It’s always easier to connect the dots looking back in time. I’ve had many moments in my life where I decided to do something that seemingly made no sense, but some inner voice shouted TAKE THIS ROAD! Leaving the city, becoming a farrier, buying a farm, and most recently becoming an Eponaquest Instructor, were all …

A Heartfelt Approach to Medicine

I could say a lot of negatives about social media, but sometimes it serves a beautiful purpose. A couple of weeks ago, I received a heartfelt message from Victoria Korsos, a woman I haven’t seen in many years. In fact the last time we saw each other we were twelve years old, graduating from Willingdon …

A Heart for Music

I’ve always loved music. Over the years, I’ve gravitated towards different instruments: piano as a kid, trombone in high school, and finally guitar after realizing that trombone isn’t quite as much fun around a campfire. Although it took me a while to pick it up, the guitar has become more than an instrument, it is a …

Friendship Heals the Heart

Good friends are rare, especially those who stand the test of time. While in high school, I experienced significant bullying in the earlier grades. I attended an all-girls school which proved many of the stereotypes true: intense cliques, backstabbing, harmful group-think, and low self-esteems that resulted in higher than normal percentages of eating disorders and …